Thank you, Ms. Lynn, for all you do! Happy Counselor's Week!
Ozark School District bus route update for Friday, February 3rd. Rushia Weeks (Bus B) will not run on Pink Twist Rd or Hunter Cabin Rd. Phyllis Archer (Bus H) will not run on Westview Rd. All other buses will run normal routes and times. Thank you to our bus drivers and transportation staff for all their hard work and skill during inclement weather! HPRD.
Ozark School District will return to on-site instruction today, Thursday, February 2, 2023. All school buildings and district offices will be open. North mountain routes (Rushia Weeks Bus B, Phyllis Archer Bus H, and Rusty Pearson Bus D) are still too slick and will NOT run today (February 2). All other routes will run at normal times.
Good evening Hillbilly Nation! We miss our Hillbillies and are ready to get them back in class as soon as it is safe to do so. We’ve been all over the district today assessing road conditions and watching weather forecasts. The decision to have on-site learning tomorrow (February 2) will be made in the morning by 5:30am or earlier.
￼￼ Post: Wednesday, February 1, 2023 Due to inclement weather and dangerous travel conditions, the Ozark School District will be closed for on-site instruction Wednesday, February 1, 2023 and pivot to AMI Day 4. Stay safe and warm.
Due to inclement weather and dangerous travel conditions, the Ozark School District will be closed for on-site instruction Tuesday, January 31, 2023, and pivot to AMI Day 3. Stay safe and warm.
Due to the threat of inclement weather and dangerous travel conditions, the Ozark School District will be closed for on-site instruction today, January 30, and pivot to AMI day 2. Stay safe and warm.
Ozark School District will have a 1 hour delayed start on Thursday, January 26. There are partial bus routes that will not pick up including: Lee Point Mtn and Pink Twist Rd (Bus B) Rushia Weeks, Westview Rd (Bus H) Phyllis Archer, and Manitou Mtn (Bus L) Sandra Johnson. The transportation department will contact all
4th grade had their 2nd Quarter Awards Assembly this afternoon. Students were given awards from A & A/B Honor Roll, Student of the Week, Most Growth in i-Ready Math and Literacy. Congratulations, students, on all your hard work.
Congratulations to Anajewel Cauldwell on winning the OUE Spelling Bee. There were 9 rounds, with "clarified" being the winning word. Stella Faulkenberry was the runner-up! All six students will travel to Charleston on January 25th for the Franklin County Spelling Bee. The six students are: Sparrow Nye, Garedth Branch, Landon Doss, Stella Faulkenberry, Anajewel Cauldwell, and Perk Gardener
Congratulations to the 5th grade spelling bee winners! 1st place: Stella Faulkenberry 2nd place: Anajewel Cauldwell Alternate: Perk Gardener.They will compete in The Franklin County Spelling Bee in Charleston on January 25.
Congratulations to the 4th grade Spelling Bee Winners! 1st plac: Landon Doss, 2nd place: Garedth Branch, Alternate: Sparrow Nye They will compete in The Franklin County Spelling Bee in Charleston on January 25.
5th grade had an awards assembly today. Students were given certificates for All A and A/B Honor Roll for the 2nd quarter, Student of the Week, and most improved on iReady reading and math. Congratulations to all the students!
(Bloomington, IN, 12/13/2022)— Ozark Upper Elementary School announced today that it has earned Highly Effective Schools Accreditation from Solution Tree. This accreditation is a significant achievement that reflects Ozark Upper Elementary School’s commitment to reaching and maintaining the highest levels of educational quality. Ozark Upper Elementary School earned this accreditation by maintaining and growing identified areas having the biggest impact on student learning and growth. These areas are directly aligned to the Professional Learning Communities at Work® (PLC) process and the High Reliability SchoolsTM (HRS) framework. PLCs are schools and districts that recognize the key to improved learning for students is ongoing, job-embedded professional learning for educators. The 3 Big Ideas of the PLC at Work process call upon educators to: (1) focus on learning, (2) build a collaborative culture, and (3) create a results orientation. The complementary HRS framework serves as a long-term strategic planning tool that guides school improvement in five key areas: 1. Safe, Supportive, and Collaborative Culture 2. Effective Teaching in Every Classroom 3. Guaranteed and Viable Curriculum 4. Standards-Referenced Reporting 5. Competency-Based Education Cameron L. Rains, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives for Solution Tree and co-author of Professional Learning Communities at Work® and High Reliability SchoolsTM: Cultures of Continuous Learning, explained, “In order to receive Highly Effective Schools Accreditation, schools must put a laser-like focus on the things that really matter and make a difference for students. We commend Ozark Upper Elementary School for achieving this designation and for going the extra mile for the learners they serve.” To learn more about Highly Effective Schools Accreditation, please visit SolutionTree.com/HESA. About Solution Tree Since 1998, Solution Tree has worked to transform education worldwide by empowering educators to raise student achievement. With more than 48,962 educators attending professional learning events and more than 5,500 professional development days in schools each year, Solution Tree helps teachers and administrators confront essential challenges. Solution Tree has a catalog of more than 500 titles, hundreds of videos, and online courses and is the creator of Global PD, an online tool that facilitates the work of professional learning communities for more than 20,000 educators. No other professional learning company provides Solution Tree’s unique blend of research-based, results-driven services that improve learning outcomes for students. Follow @SolutionTree on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. School Name: Ozark Upper Elementary School Contact:Shane Vincent Title: Principal Address:1301 Walden Dr, Ozark, AR 72949 Email: email@example.com Phone: (479) 667-3464
Big Thank You! To our wonderful nurse's for making Upper Elementary Flu Clinic quick and as painless as a flu shot can be!
Day one is a wrap!!! Thank you to all of our students, parents, and faculty getting us of to a great start. #HPRD
$100 gift card & athletic pass GIVEAWAY!! Families who complete Free & Reduced School Meal applications between July 1, 2022, and September 9, 2022, are entered into a drawing for a $100 gift card and athletic passes. This is your opportunity for a chance to save some 💰 at the pump and see if your family is eligible for Free & Reduced School Meals. Apply today! https://bit.ly/38AZkOQ
The late registration deadline for the September ACT is Friday, August 19. Students can register for the test at act.org. Juniors and seniors who think they are eligible for an ACT waiver should contact Mrs. Dean at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Congratulations to OHS Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Tracy Dawa!!! You make us proud!!! 💜💛